Gamucci Launches New Scientific Products Division to Lead e-Cig Industry in
Innovation and Quality
LONDON, June 17, 2014
LONDON, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The Gamucci Corporation Ltd today announced the creation of a new Scientific
Products Division and the appointment of Adrian Marshall as Divisional CEO. It
has been established to set the benchmark for innovation and quality in the
electronic cigarette industry and to ensure Gamucci products meet future
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Adrian has a strong background and reputation in the tobacco and nicotine
product sectors. He has previously held a number of senior roles with the
British American Tobacco Group, including Director of BAT's Global Harm
Reduction Programme, Managing Director of its nicotine products business
Nicoventures Ltd, Group Head of Regulation and Corporate & Social
Responsibility and Vice President Sales & Marketing in Japan.
Gamucci is committed to developing electronic cigarettes that receive
Marketing Authorisation from the Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory
Agency (MHRA) in the UK and other regulatory authorities in the EU and
elsewhere. As an expert in the field Adrian will lead a team of specialists
and expert advisors to develop new Gamucci products that will meet future
regulatory requirements and provide smokers with the highest quality
alternatives to tobacco cigarettes.
Tony Scanlan, CEO of Gamucci, said : " This new division will set the
benchmark for quality and innovation. The rest of the sector will be
challenged to meet our developments, which will continue to demonstrate that
Gamucci is a technology leader. The Division will enable our products to meet
and exceed the demands of regulatory agencies and assure our customers that
Gamucci products are of the highest quality. As head of this exciting new
division, Adrian will bring a wealth of knowledge to Gamucci and will add
tremendous value as a member of the Board and Management team. "
Adrian Marshall said : " I have been impressed with Gamucci ' s leadership in
product design and their commitment, through their wholly owned factory, to
developing and manufacturing the highest quality electronic cigarettes on the
market today. I am delighted to be joining this ambitious and innovative
business and look forward to working with the Board in capitalising on the
many opportunities ahead. "
Taz Sheikh, Director and Co-Founder of Gamucci, said : " We have raised the
bar a number of times since our entry into the industry in 2007. Gamucci was
responsible for developing the world ' s first disposable cigarette in 2008
and we have proprietary core cartomizer technology, which is now widely copied
and for which we have secured a UK patent. Adrian ' s team will help to
ensure that Gamucci continues to lead the industry through innovation and
NOTES TO EDITORS
Wholly-owned by British entrepreneurs Taz and Umer Sheikh, Gamucci is a major
player in the electronic cigarette sector worldwide. Headquartered in London,
UK with warehouse and distribution facilities in Newbury, Berkshire, Gamucci
has a wholly-owned manufacturing unit in Shenzhen China; its global sales
office and back office operations in Bangalore, India; logistic centres in
Europe, Asia and the USA and sales organisations in London, Ireland and
Nashville Tennessee. The Gamucci Group is a pioneer in the development of
electronic cigarettes, and introduced the first major brand to the European
market in 2007. Its products are now sold in 55 countries worldwide.
Gamucci is the sole UK patent holder (with US patent pending) for its unique
cartomizer technology, which includes the integrated electronic cigarette and
The business currently employs some 400 staff worldwide. The majority are
based in Shenzhen, China and in Bangalore, India.
Gamucci was voted best electronic cigarette brand at the Consumer Choice
Awards in May 2014. The awards are based on the real views of consumers, who
nominate and vote for products and services themselves.
Gamucci is the only electronic cigarette company in the UK to own its own
factory, thereby ensuring end-to-end control of the supply chain and product
integrity. Other companies in the category outsource product manufacturing to
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